patterns & practices

patterns & practices

Collaboration Workspace

Microsoft patterns & practices Agile Workspace Tour

This post is a walk through the halls of our Microsoft patterns & practices team workspace. Ward Cunningham among others was a big influence...

Best Practices at patterns & practices

The Microsoft patterns & practices team has been around since 2000. The patterns & practices team builds prescriptive guidance for customers building applications on the Microsoft platform. The primary mission is customer success on the platform. As part of that mission, patterns & practices delivers guidance in the form of reusable libraries, in-tool experiences, patterns, and guides. To put it another way, we deliver code-based and content-based guidance.

Engineering Practices Frame

One of my earlier projects on the patterns & practices team at Microsoft was originally called Life-Cycle Practices.  Later, I renamed it to Life-Cycle...

patterns & practices Solution Engineering

This is one of my favorite figures that shows how we do solution engineering in patterns & practices at Microsoft:   Architectural Scenarios It all starts with...
lessons in patterns and practices

Lessons Learned in patterns & practices

I've been a part of the Microsoft patterns & practices team for several years.  I've shipped a lot of things and learned a lot...